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Hooray For Semantic Tech In The Film Industry

The story below features an interview with Kurt Cagle, Information Architect Avalon Consulting, LLC, who is speaking this week at the Semantic Technology And Business Conference in NYC. You can save $200 when you register for the event before October 2.   New York has a rich history in the film industry.  The city was the capital…

Speech And Smarts Take To TV Search

The story below features an interview with Sam Vasisht, CMO of Veveo, who is speaking next week at the Semantic Technology And Business Conference in NYC. You can save $200 when you register for the event before October 2. A recent focus group report from Veveo, whose semantic technology powers conversational interfaces that enable search on connected…

Calendars Get Smart With Tempo.AI

SRI International, which spearheaded the CALO (Cognitive Agent That Learns and Organizes) intelligent assistant for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), has had more than one semantic project up its sleeve. One of them was Tempo.AI, which was spun off by SRI at the end of 2011. Earlier this year, the smart calendar app for…

UPDATE: The Semantic Web Has Killed SEO. Long Live SEO.

[UPDATE: This panel has a new panelist! Mike Arnesen, SEO Team Manager of SwellPath will participate in New York.] by Eric Franzon On October 3 at the New York Semantic Technology & Business Conference (#SemTechBiz), a panel of experts will tackle the issue of how Semantic Web technologies are rapidly changing the landscape of Search…

The New World of Books: E-Reading Gets Robust

Cast your vote yet for The Booksmash Challenge? If not, you’ve got a chance to pull the lever for semantic technology for the contest, which is sponsored by HarperCollins and asks developers to create proof-of-concept apps using its OpenBook API that includes full access to select authors’ work. Entered in the challenge is the KEeReader,…

Exploit Agile Methodology For Big Project Wins

A global media organization that provides fixed-line internet IP TV to some 10 million customers had a new business initiative that was going to require it to gain some insight into its client base. After some 15 years in business, though, it’s not surprising to learn that that information exists – and re-exists in many…

Why Your Business Needs To Get Going With Linked Data

Any data-driven industry – and these days, that’s almost all of them – knows the challenges around bringing together data from many systems and from across many years to make use of it. There’s too much focus on making copies and transforming information, rather than getting value out of it. It doesn’t have to be…

A Chat With David Amerland: Opening Up SEO In The Age Of Semantic Search

Marketers, SEO experts and businesses not yet on-board with retooling their approaches to the new world of semantic technology and semantic search need to seriously rethink their positions. Why? Check out the Q&A below with writer, speaker and analyst David Amerland, author of the new book Google™ Semantic Search: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Techniques That Get Your…

It's Time To Take On Temporal Data Management For Semantic Data

Mankind has been trying to understand the nature of time since, well, since forever. How time works is a big question, with many different facets being explored by scientists, philosophers, even social-psychologists. Semantic technologists, however, are focusing a little more strategically, considering temporal data management for semantic data. At the Semantic Technology and Business Conference…